Monthly Archives: May 2014

Alieness, Again

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfdEdE96En0 Thinking like an alien. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg_nJwGXAk0 Humans as a particularly terrifying kind of alien.

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StupidFox

In this four-panel cartoon, you have four different ways to render the same scene. Which I will now immediately tie to Traveller. The first, highly realistic version is not too far from my viewpoint of Traveller, as depicted in Stellar … Continue reading

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Giving a Hand

At first glance, this piece is just too kind and compassionate to honestly depict the xenophobic and violent Empty Quarter. But on the other hand, even the greatest tyranny is slowly crumbling into dust, and invincible ignorance proves to be … Continue reading

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Bad Game Day

Taken from “10 Innocent Games That Ended In Unspeakable Violence”: Life on a desolate Antarctic research station is notoriously difficult, but sometimes the isolation really gets under your skin. In 1959, an Antarctic chess game descended into a bloodbath when … Continue reading

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Mid-20th Century Space Tourism Posters

If you prefer your Imperium to be truly reflective of the mid-20th century Golden Age of Science Fiction, these space tourism posters can help set the mood.

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More Fixes for Stellar Reaches #24

I was alerted by an observant reader on some serious spelling errors in this issue, and – after uncovering even more typographical errors – I made the needed corrections, and uploaded the latest revision in the Downloads section of the … Continue reading

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“You get me the pictures…”

“…and I’ll get you the story.” Well, here you can find the pictures of the Freyja Expedition, and write your own story!

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Possible Planetary Maps

A few interesting fantasy maps, from the world of 1Wyrmshadow1: Ganymede terraformed Europa terraformed Moon terraformed, V2.1 Mars terraformed Venus terraformed Io terraformed  Tethys terraformed ..and still more where that came from!  

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The Chinese Version of Star Wars

It’s always rather interesting to have the familiar reflected back to you in a rather distorted way, so the 1980 Chinese comic strip can be a fun read. From the original website: I’m always very interested in how culture circulates … Continue reading

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Graphics: John Carter of Mars

Not my cup of tea – I still hold the clean lines of MegaTraveller art to be the peak of perfection – but there has to be some old-timer that prefers the exuberance of Frank Frazetta. If you really want … Continue reading

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